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Post-Doctoral Researcher- Prescriptive Analytics

University Job ID 2022-11892 Primary Location: Johnston, Rhode Island 05/05/2022
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Overview - External

FM Global is a leading property insurer of the world's largest businesses, providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions. FM Global helps clients maintain continuity in their business operations by drawing upon state-of-the-art loss-prevention engineering and research; risk management skills and support services; tailored risk transfer capabilities; and superior financial strength. To do so, we rely on a dynamic, culturally diverse group of employees, working in more than 100 countries, in a variety of challenging roles.


As a Post-Doctoral Researcher at our Data Analytics department, you will be part of a team that translates business needs into analytics, interprets analytics for business applications, and leverage advanced technologies to provide artificial intelligence solutions. This role will provide you with the opportunity to work on top notch research in the field of loss prevention.

You’ll be part of a leading-edge and diverse team of sophisticated data and analytics professionals. You’ll work alongside multiple departments including operations, innovation, business technology transformation, underwriting and engineering. You will use your creativity and leverage a vast array of techniques and tools.

Your projects will be interesting, exciting, and challenging. You will use statistics to advance the mission and goals of FM Global.


Completed all Ph.D. requirements in Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, or related field.

Advanced knowledge of and experience in:

  • Deterministic and Probabilistic Operations Research
  • Efficiency/Productivity Analysis
  • Inventory Theory
  • Multi-Criteria Decision Making
  • Metaheuristics
  • Resource Allocation
  • Simulation

Basic knowledge of and experience in:

  • Generalized Linear Models
  • Dependent Data Analysis
  • Multi-Variate Analysis
  • Sampling
  • Data Mining
  • Machine Learning
  • Text Analytics

Proficiency in MS Office Applications including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access

Advanced programming skills with modern languages including but not limited to R and Python

Highly analytical with strong problem-solving skills

Strong attention to detail

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Desire and ability to work well with others in a team environment and across disciplines

Learn more about our approach to predictive analytics by clicking on the link below.

We offer our employees a wide range of benefits including career long learning opportunities, tuition reimbursement, 401 (k), pension, flexible schedules, rich health and well-being programs, generous time off allowances, volunteer days and so much more!

The salary range for this position is $91,400 to $131,300. The final salary offer will vary based on geographic location, individual education, skills, and experience. The position is eligible to participate in FM Global’s comprehensive Total Rewards program that includes an incentive plan, generous health and well-being programs, a 401(k) and pension plan, career development opportunities, tuition reimbursement, flexible work, time off allowances and much more.

FM Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce.

Please note that all FM Global visitors, including external candidates interviewing for open positions will be required to be vaccinated and should be prepared to provide proof of vaccination.


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